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Saudi Arabia Patriot PAC-2 Guided Enhanced Missiles (GEM) Recertification

Saudi Arabia Patriot PAC-2 Guided Enhanced Missiles (GEM) Recertification

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress November 26 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for technical services to recertify the functional shelf life of up to 300 Patriot Advanced Capability-2 (PAC-2) (MIM-104D) Guidance […]


Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Pakistan on Wednesday test fired a nuclear-capable ballistic missile with a range of 1,300 kilometres (800 miles), the military said. The military described the Hatf V Ghauri missile as a liquid fuel missile, which can carry both conventional and nuclear […]


Syria rebels use new arms to down chopper

Syria rebels use new arms to down chopper

Syrian rebels downed an army helicopter for the first time Tuesday with a ground-to-air missile from newly acquired stocks in what a watchdog said could be a turning point in the 20-month conflict. Meanwhile Russia, which has blocked UN resolutions […]


Israel Successfully Tests for Magic Wand Defense System

Israel Successfully Tests for Magic Wand Defense System

The Magic Wand Defense System has successfully completed a first experimental interception of short and mid-range missiles. The system is to operate as an additional defense layer against missile threats alongside the Iron Dome, Patriot, and Arrow. The Magic Wand […]


Israel reports success in new missile defence test

Israel reports success in new missile defence test

Israeli and US defence officials have successfully tested the David’s Sling missile defence system, completing the first phase of the weapon’s development, the defence ministry said on Sunday. “The Israel Missile Defence Organisation and the US Missile Defense Agency completed […]


North Korea preparing for missile launch

North Korea preparing for missile launch

US satellites have picked up signs that North Korea is preparing to launch a long-range missile, a Japanese newspaper reported on Friday. North Korea moved missile parts from its military factory in Pyongyang to a launch pad in Tongchang-ri in […]


Japanese Live-Fire Exercise Builds Partner Capacity for US, Japan

Japanese Live-Fire Exercise Builds Partner Capacity for US, Japan

For the past 48 years, the U.S. and Japan have worked together and conducted missile live-fire exercises during the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s Annual Service Practice here. “Missile training isn’t able to take place in Japan because of range restrictions,” […]


South Korea deploys new cruise missiles: report

South Korea deploys new cruise missiles: report

South Korea has begun fitting naval destroyers with a new, indigenously-developed cruise missile capable of making precision strikes anywhere in North Korea, a news report said Friday. Yonhap news agency quoted a senior military official as saying the South had […]


IAI Touts Performance of Iron Dome Radar

IAI Touts Performance of Iron Dome Radar

Multi-Mission Radar “The “Iron Dome” radar, developed and manufactured by ELTA Systems Ltd., an Israel Aerospace Industries’ Group and subsidiary, is a dependable protector of Israel’s citizens. The radar scans a designated sector around the clock, in all visibility and […]


 
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